Michel A. Hodge, Ed.D.

Interim Vice President, Enrollment Management & Strategic Initiatives

CUNY College of Staten Island

Dr. Michel A. Hodge is dedicated to increasing student success by supporting initiatives that increase retention and graduation rates. He has over 17 years of comprehensive leadership experience in higher education administration, including 13 years of cabinet-level leadership experience. During his City University of New York (CUNY) administrative career, he has served as York College’s Executive Director of Enrollment Management and Queensborough Community College’s VP for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. He has also served as Dean of Students at QCC and at York, as Administrator in charge of the CUNY Aviation Institute at York, and as the Project Management office director. His positions have included experiences with all aspects of leadership, project management, and strategic planning.

Hodge has dedicated his career to developing leaders. Since 2005, Hodge has been developing students and staff to be the leaders of tomorrow – leaders who lead with integrity and compassion and are focused on positive outcomes. He is passionate about conducting professional development and leadership programs for mid-level staff and college students on leadership, holistic student supports, customer service, and operational proficiency. In addition, he is a dependable organizational representative who leads with integrity and compassion and has a reputation for working equitably with internal and external constituents.

After serving at New York City College of Technology as the VP of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs from 2018 to 2022, Hodge started his current service at the College of Staten Island (CSI) as the Interim VP for Student Affairs and Strategic Initiatives.

Hodge holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management, a Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership, and Master of Arts degree in Theology, and a Doctor of Education degree in Executive Leadership with a research concentration in executive leadership and institutional adaptation in times of crisis.